heartVEGAN VET ADVICE TO MAKE HOMEMADE PLANT-BASED DOG FOOD

Your dog will love you for choosing goodness instead of ingredients as they can smell the nutrients

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Top protein sources 50% of each meal

LENTILS AND ALFALFA (BEST SPROUTED OR SOAK DRY LENTILS FOR 24 HOURS), RED KIDNEY BEANS, BUTTER BEANS, BLACK-EYED BEANS, TOFU, TEXTURED VEGETABLE PROTEIN, PEAS, CHICKPEAS, PUMPKIN SEED AND CHIA – IN PROTEIN POWDER FORM FOR OPTIMUM ABSORPTION OR SOAK AND RINSE ANY SEEDS

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Top wholegrain sources 20% of each meal

WHOLEWHEAT PASTA, OATS, QUINOA (RINSE WELL BEFORE USE OR IS BITTER), PEARL BARLEY, BROWN RICE, COUSCOUS, MILLET

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Top colourful veg sources 10% of each meal

SWEET POTATO WITHOUT SKIN, ANY SQUASH, SWEDE, CAULIFLOWER, CELERY, PARSNIPS, BEETROOTS, TURNIPS, CARROTS

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Top green veg sources 10% of each meal

KALE, BROCCOLI, GREEN BEANS, ASPARAGUS, COURGETTES, SUGAR SNAP PEAS, (SPINACH, BEET GREENS AND SWISS CHARD GOOD BUT IN MODERATION AS HIGH IN OXALATES THAT FORM KIDNEY STONES), CABBAGE, BRUSSEL SPROUTS – (NO ONIONS, LEEKS OR GARLIC)

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Top fruit sources 5% of each meal

BANANAS, APPLES AND PEARS (NO PIPS), ORANGES, BLUEBERRIES, RASPBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, MELON – (NO GRAPES OR RAISINS)

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Top nut and seed sources 5% of each meal

ALMONDS, PURE PEANUT BUTTER, TAHINI PASTE, CRUSHED LINSEED, GROUND PUMPKIN SEEDS, CASHEW NUTS (NO MACADAMIA NUTS)

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Top Omega 6 sources

SUNFLOWER OIL HAS THE HIGHEST LINOLEIC ACID CONTENT SO FEED 1 TSP/DAY IN THE FOOD FOR A 15KG DOG. OTHER GOOD SOURCES ARE LINSEED OIL (FLAXSEED), SESAME OIL OR BORAGE OIL

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Top Calcium Sources

COOKED KALE, SWISS CHARD, TAHINI PASTE OR ANY OF THE PLANT-BASED MILK ALTERNATIVES
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Top Omega 3 source

ALGAE OIL CAPSULES PROVIDE THE BEST SOURCES OF PURE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EPA AND DHA – WHERE FISH GET THEIR OMEGA 3’S FROM

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Top Vitamin B source

NUTRITIONAL YEAST FLAKES FOR VITAMIN B, ZINC AND PROTEIN. IF SKIN YEAST SMELL, GIVE CRUSHED VIT B TABLETS INSTEAD
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Top Urinary Acidifiers

PLANT-BASED DIETS TEND TO BE ALKALINE-PROMOTING FOODS. ADD CRANBERRY POWDER TO THE FOOD IF RECURRENT INFECTIONS IN YOUR DOG. ASPARAGUS, PEAS, BROWN RICE, OATS, LENTILS AND YEAST ARE ALSO ACIDIFYING.

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Top Iodine Source

MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON, CHLORELLA, SEA VEGETABLES
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Top palatability supplement for fussy dogs

TAHINI PASTE, NUTRITIONAL YEAST, PURE PEANUT BUTTER, MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON TO GIVE AN UMAMI OCEAN FLAVOUR, ORIGANUM, MINT, THYME OR BASIL TO GIVE A FAMILIAR FLAVOUR

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Top supplements to add

TAURINE AND L-CARNITINE NEEDS SUPPLEMENTING AS WELL AS VIT D, VIT B12 AND CALCIUM – VEGDOG ALL-IN-VELUXE POWDER OR V-COMPLETE SUPPLEMENT SUPPLY THESE

Just Be Kind Vegan Dog Food
Regd as Slimming Pets Ltd
Stapleford Estate Saxby Road
Melton Mowbray LE14 2SB
Reg No: GB208RO 2162
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Have you considered plant-based dog food?

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